Zoom Events in Kent


6-8 Sept 2019

Food & Drink Festival 2019

So close to the Kent coast your toes could get wet, the cinque ports town of Deal hosts its third annual Food and Drink Festival. It attracts a great selection of local, national and international stalls to an historical location in front of the 16th Century Castle.

The excellent shopping experience is complimented by a range of entertainments for the whole family and an alfresco dining area, together with street foods, bars of true distinction and live music. 

Come paddle in Deal’s sea of food, drink, music and family focused fun

Friday 12.00pm-6.00 pm
Saturday 10.00a.m.-7.00 pm 
Sunday 11.00am-6.00 p.m


Visitor Info

Zoom Events returns for its third Deal Food & Drink Festival 2019 set once more against the historic background of Deal’s uniquely styled Tudor Castle.

This free to enter event is located just a short stroll from the town centre along the promenade. With its Castle, unusual Time Ball Tower & Museum, Pier, attractive seaside and walks, there is plenty to see in and around the town. Deal itself offers a wealth of independent shops, cafés and restaurants so come to the festival and stay for the day enjoying the unique attractions of a town with history, charm and a community that welcomes independent events. 

Friday evening is Jazz Night and over the weekend stage there will be a line-up of great artists performing across a range of genre.  Enjoy alfresco dining, good food shopping, music and a relaxed friendly atmosphere at this firm favourite in the local calendar. 

Cooking demos, International street foods, artisan grocery foods together with bars offering real ales, ciders, craft lagers, specialist spirits and plenty of fizz. 



Download the A4 format poster in PDF format available here

Event Countdown








Location & Parking

Market Location

Deal Castle, Marine Rd, Walmer, Deal CT14 7BA


A listing  of local car parks  can be found here on the  Parkopedia website. Please check times.


None at present

 Music Line Up


Ian Fox
Dulcie May Moreno

Rudy Warman & The Heavy Weather





2 Rivers
Helena Gullan & Will Purdue
Luna Blues




The list of traders is continually updated as the event approaches.


Smart Home Security

Smart provide bespoke quotes for their market-leading home security system based on your individual needs.

Beauty or the Beast Face painting

Face Painting – Variety of designs ranging from Spiderman to flowers & colourful patterns.

Ashley Vincent Photography

Wildlife photo prints in mounts as well as desktop acrylic blocks and ready-to-hang wall acrylics.

Willow Fine Arts

Original Artwork Artwork, Prints Artwork, associated giftware, Engraved glassware and Garden Sculptures


Contemporary art, local scenes, floral canvases, watercolours on high quality paper, a range of high quality prints in various sizes, amazing range of greetings cards and notelets, handmade books, bookmarks, fridge magnets. All totally unique and of the highest quality.

Elemental Jewellery Design

Hand-made sterling silver jewellery. A selection of bracelets, bangles, rings, earrings, pendants and necklaces. Contemporary in design and set with semi precious gemstones.


Indian rugs, Italian clothing and a selection of jewellery.

Charity Link obo Guide Dogs

Fundraisers will invite people to become direct debit donors for our Sponsor a Puppy Campaign.

Daqui Handicraft

South American Handicraft.

Butternut Box

At Butternut Box, we believe that dogs deserve better. That’s why we’re putting the food back into dog food. We prepare home-cooked meals using the freshest ingredients. Perfectly portioned to your pup. Delivered straight to your door. Butternut Box launched in April 2016 and since then we’ve been rapidly growing. We currently offer four delicious recipes which are Lamb, Beef, Chicken and Turkey.

Hello Fresh 

Recipe Kits – Delivering all the fresh ingredients and step-by-step recipe cards to your door. Dinner is solved! 

Demelza Children’s Hospice

Raising Money for Children’s Hospice.

Charles Taylor

Handcrafted Outdoor Wooden Garden Furniture. Manufactured in the UK and delivered fully assembled to customer houses. All furniture products are made from high-quality Scandinavian redwood, using sustainable woods to ensure the quality.

The Crafty Shop

East of India (homeware, porcelain trinkets and gifts), Silver Tag Bears and also Santoro Gorjuss Girls (Range of bags, purses and accessories).


Colourful, comfortable sandals.



The Cooking Box Ltd

Burgers with a variety of homemade toppings, which can be added to a traditional meat burger or a chicken breast or vegetarian, all served in a bun with a side of fries and homemade coleslaw. All produce is sourced locally within the Kent area. We also offer nachos with various toppings, water and canned drinks.

Real Greek Food

Pork or chicken souvlaki in a pitta bread with tomato, tzatziki sauce, onion and fries.

Caribbean Hut

Jerk Chicken, curry goat, curry chicken, patties, jerk pork, dumplings and salad

Thai Next Door

Authentic Thai Food; Stir fried dishes, Thai curries, Noodles, Homemade spring rolls and soft drinks.

‘Hits the Spot’ French Crepes

Delicious savoury & sweet crepes and freshly squeezed Victorian lemonade, with a twist.


Arepas with chicken, pork or vegetarian options. Salad boxes with chicken, pork or vegetarian options.

Heavenly Sausage 

Pre smoked, bbq foot long sausages (chicken,pork) along with home made stuffed dumplings. All products are Polish. 


Riverford Organic East Kent

Organic fresh fruit and veg and dry goods boxes for home delivery.

Granny Sally’s Confectionary

Olde English Fudge.

Naked & Ready Foods

Makers of rare breed organic pork scotch eggs, gourmet pates & dips using locally-sourced ingredients.

Hot Face Sauces 

Real Chilli Sauces. Made in Kent: Hot Face Sauces provides you with all your possible chilli needs including sauces, preserves, snacks and books. 

Olivier’s Bakery

Freshly handmade bread, pastries, cakes & savouries.

Gateau Mini

Cakes, Novelty cakes (disguised cakes such as burgers, chips, KFC chicken) Fancies (mini selections of cupcakes, doughnuts and traybakes boxes/cups). Savouries (sausage rolls, porkpies). Tea & Coffee.

The Great British Cheese Company

Award winning, flavoured, waxed cheese truckles.

Mannor Limited 

Olives, baklava, Turkish delight and nuts.


The Famous Last Stand

Selection of Beer, Ale, Lager, Cider, Prosecco, Wine and Gin.

Snow White Catering

Ice Cream Van.

Abyssin Ethiopian Flavours 

Pina coladas.

Top Drinks

Purveyors of fine spirits (whisky, gin, rum, vodka), liqueurs and ports.

Moswick Wines & Spirits

Rubis Chocolate wine is an indulgent Spanish Tempranillo wine, macerated with Cocoa beans from Ghana and then fortified in London to bring through flavours of bold cherry, dark chocolate and vanilla. V Gallery is an exciting new Italian grain vodka, distilled 5 times to give it a truly smooth taste, which comes in many unique flavours, including; marshmallow, toffee fudge, coffee, mango, cucumber and many more. We also have a fantastic selection of flavoured Gins.

Simply Ice Cream

Handmade, homemade multi award winning ice creams and sorbets in a variety of flavours.


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